NH Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

New Hampshire Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

Note:  While we do our best to give you accurate and up to date information about your state requirements, we are not infallible.  State requirements change frequently.  It is your responsibility, and in your best interest, to double check certification and licensure requirements with your state’s Department of Education.


In New Hampshire, this program leads to a certification in one of the following:

Chemistry, Grades 7-12
Earth and Space Science, Grades 7-12
Life Science, Grades 7-12
Physics, Grades 7-12

Secondary Science Exams and Requirements:


 Area of Certification


 Required Praxis Content Exams


 Chemistry, 7-12
Praxis 5245 Chemistry: Content Knowledge 

 Earth and Space Science, 7-12

Praxis 5571, Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge

 Life Science, 7-12

Praxis 5235, Biology: Content Knowledge 

 Physics, 7-12

Praxis 5265 Physics: Content Knowledge 


Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in New Hampshire

Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Applying for your New Hampshire Teaching License


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